Latham-William "Bill" H. Edwards III, 57, of Latham passed away peacefully on March 3rd, 2019 in the comfort of his home with his loving family at his side.
Bill was born in Troy to Joan A. and William H. Edwards Jr. on March 11, 1961. He graduated from Catholic Central High School in 1979 and went on to earn a bachelor's degree in business administration from Siena College. He was employed as a certified public accountant for Mike Tobin & Associates, formerly Pryba, Tobin & Company, for over 20 years. Prior to that, he worked for Richard Friedman's CPA firm. Many of Bill's co-workers and clients became close friends over the years. Bill enjoyed traveling, working outside in the yard, attending his kids' music concerts, and sipping Lipton tea while reading the newspaper. He was an honorary member of the Tri-M Music Honor Society for his contributions as Treasurer of the North Colonie Friends of Music for over a decade. At OLA he volunteered his time in many ways as lector, catechist, Parish Council member, Children's Liturgy of the Word program coordinator and Vacation Bible School games leader. In the past, he was a Cub Scout den leader and a big brother for Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Bill is survived by his wife, Ann, daughter Katherine and son Daniel of Saratoga Springs, sister Pamela Edwards and brother-in-law Gerald Czeiner of Falls Church, VA. He will be lovingly remembered by many aunts, uncles, cousins and in-laws. He is predeceased by his father and mother.
Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of the Assumption Church on Friday March 8, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend Geoffrey Burke officiating.
Visitation will be held at Our Lady of the Assumption Church on Thursday March 7, 2019 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Burial will follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Troy, NY
Memorial donations may be made in Bill's honor to Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 498 Watervliet-Shaker Road, Latham, or to a charity close to your heart. Bill's family wishes to extend gratitude to Fr. Burke, OLA staff & parishioners, neighbors and friends for all of the support in their time of need.
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